The Hunting of the Poacher King

Deep in Oregon's Umpqua River territory, houndsman Ray Hillsman was bad news for bears, hunting them with dogs, killing hundreds, and selling their gallbaldders on the black market.

Beyond the Zone

As the United States prepares to hand over the canal, Panama's wild wonders are ripe for discovery

Chuck Darwin, Eat Your Heart Out

The Chiricahua Mountains are as rugged and diverse as the Galápagos but have one big advantage: They're right here at home.

Yeti or Not

The Great Reinhold Messner unmasks his latest conquest

Bite Me

Bill Haast, human pincushion, explains the pain and profit of being nailed 163 times—and counting—by his little scaly friends

What Do You Know About Weather?

From squalls to swells, being able to understand weather conditions is a basic outdoor skill that can mean the difference between life and death. Test your knowledge of the skies with our...